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Washington Bridge

Washington Bridge (181st Street), New York.(HAER, NY,31-NEYO,162-3)

General Information

Structural Type: Two-hinged arch bridge
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Completed in: 1889
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Manhattan, New York, New York, USA, North America
The Bronx, New York, New York, USA, North America
Address: West 181st Street
  • Harlem River
Next to High Bridge (1848)
Coordinates: 40° 50' 48.00" N    73° 55' 41.00" W

Technical Information


height 30.5 m
main spans 2 x 154.9 m


cost of construction United States dollar 2 850 000


arches steel